UMW Professor Documents Local Hospital History

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The storied past of Mary Washington Healthcare has been preserved online, thanks to efforts of University of Mary Washington Professor Jess Rigelhaupt. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Iraqi Ambassador for Foreign Policy Lecture

Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily

The University of Mary Washington will host Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily for a presentation on “Challenges of Iraqi Foreign Policy, Status and Prospective” on Wednesday, Jan. 28. … [Read more...]

‘Little Rock Nine’ Member to Speak at UMW, Jan. 21

Ernest Green, member of the Little Rock Nine

Ernest Green, one of nine students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, will give the keynote address as the University of Mary Washington celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 21. … [Read more...]

UMW Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Professor of Psychology Miriam Liss

University of Mary Washington Professor of Psychology Miriam Liss is the recipient of a prestigious 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV). … [Read more...]

Movie Executive Shares Expertise As UMW’s Executive-in-Residence

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NBC Universal executive Daniel R. Wolfe urged local community leaders and students at the University of Mary Washington to strive for innovation in their businesses and their careers. Wolfe, a 1984 alumnus and executive vice president of NBC Universal’s Worldwide Creative Operations, spent two days last week at UMW as the 2014-14 Executive-in-Residence. … [Read more...]

UMW Hosts Second Annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars

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The University of Mary Washington’s second annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars, held on Saturday, Oct. 11, grossed more than $75,000 to endow a UMW Performing Arts in the Community Scholarship for regional students who excel in music, theatre or dance. … [Read more...]

Local Celebrities Compete at UMW Fundraiser, Oct. 11

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Tickets are still available for the second annual "Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars" fundraiser, which will be held at the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, Oct. 11. … [Read more...]

UMW Theatre Opens 2014-15 Season with “Doubt”

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The University of Mary Washington Theatre opened its 2014-15 season with “Doubt,” a Tony Award-winning drama by John Patrick Shanley. … [Read more...]

UMW Hosts 41st Family Weekend

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More than 1,500 friends and family of current students visited the University of Mary Washington Sept. 19-21 for Family Weekend 2014. Family Weekend, now in its 41st year, welcomes the families of students to UMW to showcase campus life, academics and the Fredericksburg community. … [Read more...]

Washington Monthly Rates UMW Among Nation’s Top Schools

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Washington Monthly magazine has ranked the University of Mary Washington 25th among master’s universities in the nation in its 2014 College Guide and Rankings. … [Read more...]